A Glance at Golf - Pt 1

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A Glance at Golf - Pt 1

Across the world the Niseko area has become famous for it's incredible snow and fantastic resorts but there is more to Niseko than just amazing skiing. In the summer time golf is a pastime enjoyed by locals and tourists a like and below we take a look at a selection of the areas prime courses.

The first of which is A- Brand located between Akaigawa and Yoichi town. A-Brand commands beautiful views that extend all the way to the sea of Japan and a rolling course with a Scottish feel.


A golf course with autumnal trees and sea views
Sea views, a challenging course and just 35 minutes from Hirafu

  • Distance from Hirafu - 48km
  • Cost - Week day ¥7835, Weekend ¥12035
  • Holes / Par - 18/72
  • Cart information - Carts included
  • Highlights - Stunning club house and ocean views

The second course, Hanazono is one of the closest to Hirafu. Stunning views can be enjoyed from the fairways and the restaurant which serves Greek Souvlaki.


A golfer drives down a fairway at Hanazono with Mount Yotei in the distance
Beautiful fairways at Hanazono an area most know for it's strawberry fields.

  • Distance from Hirafu - 9.3km
  • Cost - Weekday ¥8300, Weekend ¥11,600
  • Holes / Par -18/72
  • Cart information - Carts included
  • Highlights - Proximity to Hirafu, Yotei Views, varied course, well maintained pristine greens

Rusustu Golf 72's Riverwood course is well treed and just a stones throw from popular ski resort Rusutsu, which outside of winter operates an amusement park complete with roller coasters!


A golfer tees off amidst autumnal trees
Autumn in Niseko is beautiful time to golf in Niseko with cool temps and stunning colours

  • Distance from Hirafu - 30km
  • Cost - Week day ¥8000, Weekend ¥12550
  • Holes / Par - 36/144
  • Cart information - Carts included
  • Highlights - 2 course to choose from, friendly staff, tranquil setting, wild life include dear, foxes and rabbits

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